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Ridgefield, CT

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Top schools, an iconic Main Street and an abundance of arts, historical and cultural offerings make Ridgefield one of Fairfield County’s most sought after towns. It’s thriving dining scene is a favorite of casual foodies and fine dining epicureans alike. Located just an hour from New York City, Ridgefield spans 35 square miles and houses 25,000 permanent residents. Whether you are seeking in-town living, the quintessential country home, sprawling gentlemen estates, a lakeside cottage or classic neighborhood colonial, Ridgefield has it all! Repeatedly rated Connecticut’s #1 town by Connecticut Magazine, Ridgefield offers endless opportunities for community engagement, amazing parks and recreation facilities for all ages!  Come for a tour today and discover for yourself exactly why Ridgefield is considered the jewel of Fairfield County.

Why Ridgefield?

Ridgefield’s Main Street

Historic Main Street ~ Repeatedly voted one of the most picturesque Main Streets in the Northeast, Ridgefield’s Main Street boasts critically acclaimed restaurants, boutique shopping and historical places of interest including Town Hall, The Keeler Tavern Museum, The Loundsbury House and Ridgefield’s iconic Cass Gilbert Fountain. Ridgefield, CT

Ridgefield High School

Ridgefield Public Schools ~ Comprised of 9 schools, Ridgefield’s school system supports just under 5,000 students, grades pre-K through 12.  Annually ranked as one of Connecticut’s top school systems and nationally recognized across all grade levels, RPS prides itself on rigorous academic standards, small class sizes, personalized learning environments and a full range of support services and program offerings. Its top-ranked athletic teams and facilities, thriving performing and fine arts departments and highly competitive extracurricular academic programs, round out Ridgefield Public School’s commitment to excellence across all grade levels. Ridgefield Public Schools

The Aldrich Museum

The Aldrich Museum ~ Described by the New York Times as “a big guns urban institution…in leafy suburban Connecticut”, and centrally located on Ridgefield’s Main Street, the Aldrich is one of the oldest and best regarded contemporary art museums in the US. The Aldrich Museum

The Keeler Tavern Museum

The Keeler Tavern Museum ~ Dedicated to preserving its 300 year old history, the Keeler Tavern Museum’s mission is to share Ridgefield’s rich colonial history through educational programs, tours and reenactments, both on and off its Mais Street campus. The Keeler Tavern

The Loundsbury House

The Loundsbury House ~ Located on Main Street and built in 1896, this National Historical Site is committed to preserving Ridgefield’s Community Center for the use and benefit of all Ridgefield residents and hosts a multitude of annual community-centric-centric events and fundraisers.  The Loundsbury House

The Prospector Theater

The Prospector Theater ~ Dedicated to meaningful employment opportunities for adults with disabilities, the Prospector is a premier, first-run movie theater, flagship not-for profit and true Ridgefield gem. The Prospector  

Pierrepont State Park

Seth Low Pierrepont State Park ~  Home to miles of year-round hiking and mountain biking trails, fishing and boating during the fall, spring and summer, and skating during the winter months, this reserve was gifted to the CT State Park and Forest Commission in 1956 and is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts of all levels.  Pierrepont State Park

The Ridgefield Playhouse

Ridgefield Playhouse ~ This premier, not-for-profit performing arts center is a cultural gem which brings quality art, entertainment and performers to downtown Ridgefield.  From broadway reviews, comedians, contemporary musicians, holiday spectaculars, live streamed performances as well as local talent, the Playhouse attracts performers for every age and interest.  The Ridgefield Playhouse

Woodcock Nature Center

Woodcock Nature Center ~ Set on 140 acres, the Woodcock Nature Center offers year-round programs, nature trails and local and exotic living creatures, all used to give guests a better understanding of Connecticut’s natural environment.  The Center’s trails are open to the public every day from sunup to sundown.  The Woodcock Nature Center